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#Contraband

From TheJournal.ie Man questioned after Revenue seizes more than 27,000 illegal cigarettes Wexford

Man questioned after Revenue seizes more than 27,000 illegal cigarettes

The discovery was made after a vehicle that arrived from France was searched.

From TheJournal.ie Volume of drug seizures in Irish prisons soars by 42%, as over 1,000 recorded last year Contraband

Volume of drug seizures in Irish prisons soars by 42%, as over 1,000 recorded last year

557 weapons were also seized in Irish prisons last year.

From TheJournal.ie Two women arrested after Revenue seizes 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash Dublin Airport

Two women arrested after Revenue seizes 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash

The cash and cigarettes were seized in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport.

From TheJournal.ie An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week Contraband

An average of 12 phones are seized in Irish prisons every week

The figure is up on last year, but way down on 2008 when about 42-a -week were seized.

From TheJournal.ie Over €19,000 worth of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes seized in Dublin Undeclared

Over €19,000 worth of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes seized in Dublin

Over 28,000 contraband cigarettes were seized at Dublin Airport this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí bust uncovers drugs and contraband in crime crackdown Kildare

Gardaí bust uncovers drugs and contraband in crime crackdown

This came as part of the ongoing Operation Thor.

From TheJournal.ie 9.5 million illegal cigarettes seized from Dublin, Tipperary and Meath Cigarettes

9.5 million illegal cigarettes seized from Dublin, Tipperary and Meath

Revenue said that the total amount seized represented a loss of almost €4 million to the taxpayer.

From TheJournal.ie These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons Dangerous

These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons

The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.

From TheJournal.ie Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks Contraband

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks

Nearly half of those were in Mountjoy Prison.

From TheJournal.ie Hooch, mobile phones and 421 tablets all found in cell search in Mountjoy Contraband

Hooch, mobile phones and 421 tablets all found in cell search in Mountjoy

The search was carried out early yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Heroin, cocaine and 14 mobile phones found in one wing of Mountjoy Prison Contraband

Heroin, cocaine and 14 mobile phones found in one wing of Mountjoy Prison

The search was based on intelligence gathered.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Cancer Society accuses tobacco companies of enabling illegal trade Tobacco

Irish Cancer Society accuses tobacco companies of enabling illegal trade

The accusations come after a report from the Revenue Commissioners into illegal tobacco flooding Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Mobile phones, modems and USB keys found in dissident wing of Portlaoise Prison Contraband

Mobile phones, modems and USB keys found in dissident wing of Portlaoise Prison

About 30 phones were found in the high security prison.

PIC: Inmate smuggles contraband into jail... on a cat

The animal was nabbed while sneaking a phone and saws to a convict in Sao Paulo.

From TheJournal.ie 351,000 contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port Contraband

351,000 contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The cigarettes would have posed a loss to the Exchequer of about €120,000, and were disguised as ‘advertising material’.

From TheJournal.ie €3.1 million worth of contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port Revenue

€3.1 million worth of contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The eight million cigarettes were seized by the Revenue’s Customs Service in boxes labelled “Garlic & Cheese Tear & Share”.

From TheJournal.ie 7.6 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port Seized

7.6 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

The cigarettes, of brands which are not otherwise sold in Ireland, were stored in a shipment described as ‘furniture’.

From TheJournal.ie John Gilligan sentenced over contraband mobile phone Courts

John Gilligan sentenced over contraband mobile phone

The convicted drug deal has been given an additional six months for possession of a mobile phone, which is forbidden for prisoners.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

In today’s 9 at 9: Millionaires and their income tax, Facebook, and a NAMA building is occupied…

From TheJournal.ie More than 15,000 contraband items seized in Irish prisons Weapons

More than 15,000 contraband items seized in Irish prisons

In the past two years, almost 3,000 weapons have been confiscated from prisoners, including homemade items such as sharpened toothbrushes and pool balls in socks.

Mark Wahlberg apologises for saying he could have prevented 9/11 hijackings

Wahlberg had suggested he could have single-handedly prevented the tragedy if he had been on one of the planes.

From TheJournal.ie Seven million contraband cigarettes seized in Dublin raid Crime

Seven million contraband cigarettes seized in Dublin raid

Three men are arrested after a major seizure of cigarettes – worth around €2.9m – at Baldonnell Business Park.

From TheJournal.ie 4.1 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port Contraband

4.1 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Customs officers seize another batch of illegally imported cigarettes, which came from China through Holland.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Monk caught smuggling nun's remains onto flight

Three people, including a monk, have been arrested at a Greek airport after the remains of a dead nun were found in their luggage.